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hammer.js tap and pressup interferences

Posted on 2016-11-25
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Hi everybody.
I'm implementing hammer 2 to manage pressup and tap event on table rows. Everything works fine but I get an issue. This is my code:

$('#grid_in').hammer({time: 1000, domEvents: true}).on('pressup', 'tr)', function () {
    $(this).addClass('row-selected');
})
$('#grid_in').hammer({domEvents: true}).on('tap', 'tr:not(.row-selected)', function () {
    $(this).removeClass('row-selected');
});

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So if I press for just a few time, the class is added and then immediately removed: it looks like pressup fires even if I press for less a second. What do I am missing?

Thank you for your help.
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by:leakim971
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line 1, I see a right parenthese : 'tr)' instead 'tr'
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by:Marco Gasi
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Hi leakim971. It's just  typo here in my question. There isn't in my code.
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ok what about (we have removed the tap event) :

$('#grid_in').hammer({time: 1000, domEvents: true}).on('pressup', 'tr)', function () {
    $('tr', '#grid_in').removeClass('row-selected');
    $(this).addClass('row-selected');
});

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by:Marco Gasi
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Oh, yes: let me check it, please.
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by:Marco Gasi
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Unfortunately, no success.
Tap and press work great: the issue arises only if I press only for less than a second.
Tap (up to 250 milliseconds): ok
Press for 1000 milliseconds: ok, when I stop to press, pressup is fired
Press for a time between 251 and 1000 seconds first fires pressup and then it fires tap. It looks like even the 'press' event be fired though it not be implemented. I'm going to try to implement press event preventing default...
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by:Marco Gasi
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Nothing to do. I also tried to put e.stopPropagation() in both pressup and tap events.
Putting some log, I see only that pressup vents is fired even for a pressure shorter than the set time... Really strange.
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by:leakim971
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pressup is not a good event, maybe use tap or touchend :
$('#grid_in').hammer({time: 1000, domEvents: true}).on('touchend', 'tr)', function (evt) {
    evt.stopImmediatePropagation(); // stronger
    $('tr', '#grid_in').removeClass('row-selected');
    $(this).addClass('row-selected');
});

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by:Marco Gasi
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Can I ask why pressup is not a good event? Also, does touchend fires even when user tap? Anyway, I'm going to try
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by:leakim971
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because it's an hammer event, not a native browser event
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Ok, leakim, I found it. The problem was in another part of the code (as often it happens to me):
	$('body').on('click', function (e) {
		e.stopImmediatePropagation();
		$('#mg-commands').fadeOut();
		$('#grid_in tr').removeClass('row-selected');
		$(this).find('div.row-checked').fadeOut();
	});

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This code was intended to cancel selection if user taps in any part of the body: once commented out, everything works fine.
But I still would like to allow the user to cancel selection tapping in any other part of the page except the table. I tried to do something like this but it doesn't work, in the sense that the previous bug arises again (if I just remove this code it is perfect).
$('body:not(#grid)').on('click', function (e) {

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Any idea on how I can bind an event to the body excluding some specific element (possibly a list of elements)?
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by:leakim971
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usualy the method is to cover the whole body with a div and display the object (popup, selection, what you want) over this overlay
so i'm not sure about a different logic...

you can try to fight with a if/else with :
$(e.target) / e.target which is the element receiving the tap.

$('body').on('click', function (e) {
    alert("you touch : " + e.target.toString() ); 

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by:Marco Gasi
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Mmmhh, it sounds godd but after all I'll let the user tap the row or press the phone back button to deselect the selected row: it's an expected behavior and it looks a lot of work to get something it isn't really needed :)
Thank you, leakim
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another way is to use a setTimeout on the body

$('body').on('click', function (e) {
     setTimeout(function() {
          var isNotOnTableFlag = !!$('#grid_in').hasClass("clickedOnMe");
          if(isNotOnTableFlag)  {
                $('#grid_in').removeClass("clickedOnMe");
		e.stopImmediatePropagation();
		$('#mg-commands').fadeOut();
		$('#grid_in tr').removeClass('row-selected');
		$(this).find('div.row-checked').fadeOut();              
          }
    }, 50);
});

$('#grid_in').hammer({time: 1000, domEvents: true}).on('touchend', 'tr', function (evt) {
    $('#grid_in').addClass("clickedOnMe");

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by:Marco Gasi
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This second snippet looks interesting. I'll give it a try for sure. Thank you again!
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by:Marco Gasi
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Thank you for having been with me: talking with someone often hepls enough even without a solving answer. It helps to think clearly :)
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